Accessible innovation, for business owners like you

In an era of disruptive and global changes at a breathtaking pace, companies need to be creative, agile and adaptable to succeed and not be left behind.

Sounds daunting, right?

Innovation doesn't mean you have to cure cancer or launch a rocket into space.

It's about finding a new opportunity for your business. It's about making a new idea reality. It's about bringing a new product to market.

That's why the Calgary Chamber developed a new program called Ignite.

Using a two-pronged approach, Ignite provides Chamber members with both practical outcomes and learning opportunities that support their growth and innovation initiatives.

There are two streams of the program:

Is innovation right for your business? You bet!

Innovation isn't just for tech companies. Here are the kinds of businesses that Ignite could help:

  • Retail stores
  • Restaurants
  • IT
  • Finance
  • Construction
  • Engineering firms
  • Real estate
  • Mortgage brokerages
  • Law firms
  • Environmental firms
  • Manufacturing
  • Breweries and distilleries

Not sure which Ignite program is the right fit for you?

Do this self-assessment to find out:

Do the self-assessment

If you've already done your research and are ready to register, click one of the registration links below to get started:

Innovation Accelerator Program

[Sold out]
Cohort 1
February 10, 2017 – May 5, 2017
[Sold out] Cohort 2
April 19, 2017 – June 21, 2017
Register for Cohort 3 Cohort 3
September 15, 2017 – December 1, 2017

Innovation Primer Workshop Series

Button---Register---Blue.jpg Uncovering innovation opportunities: Understanding your business environment
May 4, 2017
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June 1, 2017

Interested in sponsoring Ignite?

Ignite sponsorship opportunities are still available. If interested, contact Paige Ross at pross@calgarychamber.com


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